Safety in the Kiln-Glass Studio | Kilnforming

Glass for Art and Architecture

Safety in the Kiln-Glass Studio

safety in the kiln-glass studio


A kiln-glass studio presents its own set of hazards, including airborne dust particles, skin-irritating fibers, glass chips and sharp edges, and a lot of heat, but these can be easily mitigated.  Just a little bit of good housekeeping, common sense and proper safety equipment will go a long way toward ensuring your safety while working in the kiln-glass studio.

Our Studio Tip “Safety in the Kiln-glass Studio” outlines various potential hazards, along with simple ways to minimize your risk.

More Information

Download the Safety in the Kiln-glass Studio Tip in PDF format

Helpful Resources

Video lesson: Glass Cutting
Video lesson: Kiln Operation
FAQ: Is Bullseye Glass food-safe?

Featured Products

Disposable N95 Particulate Respirator (Pack of 20)
Uvex Safety Glasses
Kevlar Terry Protective Gloves
Additional safety equipment at the Bullseye Online Store

Revised June 13, 2014.

Tags: Studio Tip  safety  studio  home studio